Chairman Wolfe Hands Over Rockland County’s Finances To The Ramapo Democrats

With one subtle move in appointing Legislator Aron Wieder to replace Legislator Nancy Low-Hogan on the Budget and Finance Committee, Rockland County Legislature Chairman Alden Wolfe has effectively given his band of Ramapo Democrats the power to block just about any matter of...

Legislator Lon Hofstein To Serve As Minority Leader

To: The Editor Rockland Voice From: Legislator Lon Hofstein Dear Editor: I have been asked by my colleagues in the County Legislature if I would serve as the Minority Leader for the Republican members (Christopher Carey, Charles Falciglia, Douglas Jobson, Patrick Moroney, Laurie...
Posted On Jan 04 2016

Legislator Jobson Gets A ‘Free Pass’ Into Another Term Of Rockland County Legislature

MISTAKEN TECHNICALITIES To: Editor of Rockland Voice From: Mike Diederich, Jr. – Stony Point, NY I am a veteran of the Iraq and Afghanistan conflicts, and a lawyer who believes is democracy and contested elections. I’d like to believe that democracy works in America. Yet I...
Posted On Oct 28 2015

Letter To My Ramapo Neighbors

​​​​​​September, 2015 Dear Ramapo Neighbor: I am seeking to fill the legislative seat being vacated by Legislator Joe Meyers, who has chosen not to seek re-election. For several decades the Rockland County Legislature has flown under the radar; being reactive rather than...

Interview With Charles Falciglia – GOP Nominee for Rockland County Legislature District 12

Rockland Voice: Charles, obviously we at Rockland Voice know you quite well as you have written some very interesting articles which we have listed at the end of this interview. Democrat Joe Meyers is not running again as the legislator for District #12. He is highly respected as...
Posted On Jul 06 2015

Republican Legislator Hofstein Expresses Disappointment Over Actions Concerning Illegal Housing And Volunteer Firefighters’ Safety

To: Editor Rockland Voice From: Rockland County Legislator Lon Hofstein Subject: Slum Landlords and Rockland County’s Volunteer Firefighters The Multi-Services Committee of the Rockland County Legislature met on Tuesday, May 26th 2015. One item up for discussion was a...
Posted On Jun 01 2015

Term Limits – What A Concept!

  To the Editor: This past Tuesday, March 25, 2015, the Rules Committee of the Rockland County Legislature met. One of the topics up for discussion was a proposed resolution (sponsored by Legislators Carey and Jobson) to enact term limits for members of the legislature and...
Posted On Mar 31 2015

Anyone But Aney!

  “There comes a time when one must take a position that is neither safe, nor politic, nor popular, but he must take it because conscience tells him it is right.” ― Martin Luther King Jr., A Testament of Hope: The Essential Writings and Speeches Aney Paul appears to be a...

Water, Water Everywhere – Lies About Cost And Supply

WATER WATER EVERYWHERE – WHY ARE WE BEING LIED TO ABOUT THE COST AND SUPPLY? To The Editor – Rockland Voice From – Charles Clewsow Last year the Rockland Legislature approved a 4% tax on our electric and heating bills. This amounted to about $20 a month per...
Posted On Jan 13 2015

Is Anger Rising Against Rockland County’s Hasidic Community?

  One of the fastest growing Facebook pages in Rockland County is ‘Block the Block Vote’. It’s growth seems to reveal very strong undercurrents of anger in the county about what is going on with the Hasidic community. One of the ‘Block the Block...